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Cool 'Farmer Wants a Wife' in Tanzania - Farming Africa

Cool 'Farmer Wants a Wife' in Tanzania - Farming Africa | Farming-Africa | Scoop.it
In Tanzania, there lives a cool Dutch farmer. The tv showed his romances. Farming Africa presents his practical cooling system for vegetables.
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Paradise lost?

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Farming Africa offers free VIP-passes - Farming Africa

Farming Africa offers free VIP-passes - Farming Africa | Farming-Africa | Scoop.it
The Agritech Expo in Zambia is a business-to-business platform for farmers and commercial enterprises. Farming Africa can give away two VIP-passes for free.
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Zai system overcomes desertifacation - Farming Africa

Zai system overcomes desertifacation - Farming Africa | Farming-Africa | Scoop.it
The Zai system originates from West Africa. It's labor-intensive, but can overcome desertification and increase the yield of farmers in Africa.
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Desertification can be stopped. Here's another example!

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Organic is NOT only for the rich - Farming Africa

Organic is NOT only for the rich - Farming Africa | Farming-Africa | Scoop.it
Knowledge of pesticides and also money is often scarce. Many small farmers cannot afford expensive inputs. In Africa, one can say, organic is for the poor
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Kenyan agriculture dislocates residents - Farming Africa

Kenyan agriculture dislocates residents - Farming Africa | Farming-Africa | Scoop.it
A new proposal by agriculture ministry will move people from their land for large scale farming. Kenya will invest in agriculture. But is this the way?
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Kenyan pyrethrum will blossom again - Farming Africa

Kenyan pyrethrum will blossom again - Farming Africa | Farming-Africa | Scoop.it
Kenyan Pyrethrum has been neglected for years. The flower is a source for an organic pesticide. Organic farming is becoming more popular in Africa as well.
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Bitcoin and the Future of African Agriculture - Farming Africa

Bitcoin and the Future of African Agriculture - Farming Africa | Farming-Africa | Scoop.it
The bitcoin is stable, secure and mobile. That makes this currency the perfect coin for trading in agricultural commodities. Ideal for farming in Africa.
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The African battle against GM crops

The African battle against GM crops | Farming-Africa | Scoop.it

In Africa, heavy industrial lobbying is answered with increasingly investigating alternative agricultural solutions, based on local knowledge and research to find more sustainable solutions. Agro-ecology seems in the winning mood...

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Marc van der Sterren's curator insight, May 15, 2014 3:48 AM

Agro-ecology is winning from gm crops.